Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 166 212 253
Rank change year-on-year +46 +41 +17
Permanent jobs citing R 41 67 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.87% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 1.93% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 49
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,800 £77,500 £61,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,106 3,469 4,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.89% 44.82% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,803 2,742 3,669
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing R as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing R in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing R in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for R in the West Midlands

R
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +50 17 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Warwickshire +15 11 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Staffordshire +13 7 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Coventry +22 2 £52,250 +16.11%
R
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 31 (75.61%) Python
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 24 (58.54%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (46.34%) Analytics
4 19 (46.34%) Data Science
5 17 (41.46%) Degree
6 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (36.59%) Power Platform
7 15 (36.59%) Power BI
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
9 13 (31.71%) Visualisation
10 12 (29.27%) Windows
10 12 (29.27%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (24.39%) Machine Learning
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
13 8 (19.51%) SAS
13 8 (19.51%) Big Data
14 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (17.07%) PowerApps
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (17.07%) C
14 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
14 7 (17.07%) Data Cleansing
14 7 (17.07%) SIEM
15 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (14.63%) vSphere
15 6 (14.63%) Azure
15 6 (14.63%) AWS

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) SAS
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Power Platform
2 7 (17.07%) PowerApps
3 6 (14.63%) AWS
3 6 (14.63%) Azure
4 4 (9.76%) GCP
5 1 (2.44%) CheetahMail
5 1 (2.44%) Power Automate
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DHCP
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) Power BI
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Big Data
4 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
5 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.32%) Text Mining
6 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.44%) QlikView
7 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) RStudio
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.76%) Spanish Language
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Data Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Data Scientist
4 7 (17.07%) Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Business Data Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Power BI Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Data Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Pandas
2 4 (9.76%) scikit-learn
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (58.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.07%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (14.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Analytics
1 19 (46.34%) Data Science
2 16 (39.02%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (31.71%) Visualisation
4 12 (29.27%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (24.39%) Machine Learning
6 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (17.07%) SIEM
8 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
8 6 (14.63%) Decision-Making
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
8 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Service Management
8 6 (14.63%) Statistics
8 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) CRM
9 5 (12.20%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (12.20%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Python
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) C
4 5 (12.20%) VB
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
8 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
1 6 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (14.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
1 6 (14.63%) SCOM
1 6 (14.63%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Dell
2 6 (14.63%) Fujitsu
2 6 (14.63%) McAfee
2 6 (14.63%) NetApp
2 6 (14.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Google
3 4 (9.76%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (7.32%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.44%) Databricks
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) RapidMiner
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Talend